1  Brian Covey
Brian Covey


Collierville, Tenn.


1998: Started 17 games as a junior, recording a 1.52 goals against average ... Recorded three straight shutouts including two in the Conference USA Tournament to help lead the Tigers into the championship's finals ... Stopped seven shots, including three spectacular second-half saves as Memphis defeated ninth-ranked Saint Louis in the C-USA tournament quarterfinals ... Had a season-high eight saves against Christian Brothers to begin the three-game shutout run ... Ranked second in Conference USA with 83 saves... This summer was on Tennessee State Olympic Development Team that won the South Regional Tournament... Was successful in try out for U-23 National Team Pool.

1997: Registered a Conference USA second-best 99 saves, also the fifth highest single-season total in Tiger history ... Recorded his 10th career shutout in a 1-0 victory over DePaul ... Logged a season-high 11 saves in the Tigers' 3-1 win over #8 Portland.

1996: Posted a 1.08 goals against average, which ranked second in the Midwest Region ... Recorded nine shutouts his freshman season, including five in a row from Oct. 25 to Nov. 12 ... Had a shutout streak of 489 minutes during that span.

Prep: Captained his Houston HS team to state titles in 1993, 1994 and 1996 ... Built a career record of 74-7-1 including 20-1-1 in 1995 ... Named to the state championship all-tournament team in 1994 and 1995 and was named the tourney's MVP in 1996 ... Earned first-team all-state honors as both a junior and senior ... Selected the Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps Player of the Year in 1995 and 1996 ... Named a USYSA all-America in 1992 ... Pushed his U-23 State Select team to a state title ... Also played on the MFC Watford Cup Championship team in 1994 and was named the Outstanding Goalkeeper of the Ian Rush Tournament in 1995.

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